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Playable Worlds lands $10m investment

GamesIndustry.biz reports: "More investors have bought into Raph Koster's vision for Playable Worlds. The upstart MMO studio led by the Star Wars Galaxies and...

BoomTV raises $10 million for its esports livestreaming platform

VentureBeat reports: "BoomTV has raised $10 million for its livestreaming platform for automating esports event production. The company says it makes it much easier...

Comcast Commits $100 Million To Multiyear Plan To Fight Inequality

Deadline reports: "Comcast CEO Brian Roberts on Monday said the company is committing $100 million to fight social injustice and inequality. In a memo...

Video news startup Stringr raises $5.75M from Thomson Reuters and others

TechCrunch reports: "Stringr, a video-focused startup that says it can help news organizations adapt to the challenges of COVID-19, is announcing that it’s raised...

Streaming startup Parsec raises $7m in funding

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The streaming tech startup Parsec has raised $7 million in a series A round, led by Makers Fund. Lerer Hippeau, NextView Ventures,...

Rogue Games raises $2 million to expand indie game publishing

VentureBeat reports: "Rogue Games has raised $2 million in funding to expand its business of publishing indie games across a variety of platforms. Runa...

7 VCs discuss how COVID-19 is changing the media startup landscape

TechCrunch reports: "The world has changed dramatically since May 2019 when we last surveyed venture capitalists about the trends they were seeing in media,...

Sensor Tower receives $45m investment

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Market intelligence firm Sensor Town has received a $45 million investment to accelerate growth and drive innovation." Read more

Roblox initiative could raise $3m for COVID-19 relief

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Roblox has launched a new initiative that could raise as much as $3 million for COVID-19 relief. The foundation of the effort...

Gen.G bets on South Korea’s League of Legends esports franchises

VentureBeat reports: "Riot Games recently announced that it would set up team franchises in South Korea, and esports organization Gen.G said it is putting...